August 7, 2020
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Condo Smarts: Will the new legislation make a change?

The legislation tabled this week enables the government to address several factors that are contributing to the issues around insurance renewals, increased risks and costs in […]
July 9, 2020
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Condo Smarts: Addressing the challenges of electronic AGMs

Planning and managing an electronic AGM takes a great deal of time Dear Tony: What happens when an owner attempts to attend a general meeting that […]
July 3, 2020
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Condo Smarts: Rental violations during COVID-19 crisis

There are three possible exemptions that may apply to an owner if their strata corporation has reached the limit of rentals. Dear Tony, We found out […]
June 27, 2020
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Condo Smarts: Who pays insurance deductible?

The creation of sections does not divide the liability for claims between the sections. Dear Tony: I was dismayed to open my mail yesterday to discover […]
April 30, 2020
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Solutions & Substitutions – Get Urine Smell Out Of Mattress

  Solutions & Substitutions Column By: Reena Nerbas Submission Date: May 2nd, 2020   Dear Reena, Do you have any suggestions for getting the urine smell […]
February 14, 2020
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Coldest Night of the Year 2020

Coldest Night of the Year 2020 The Coldest Night of the Year is on Saturday, February 22, 2020. CNOY is a family-friendly national walk-a-thon that helps […]
January 1, 2020
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Best Way To Seal Main Water Line Leak

Question on Sealing Main Water Line Leak Q: I think the main water line that comes into my home through my concrete foundation wall in the […]
January 1, 2020
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How Do I Locate a Leak?

Q. There is a small wet area in the corner of our main floor living room and we are trying to figure out where the water […]
January 1, 2020
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Installing & Finishing Butcher Block

Q. I am considering installing a butcher block countertop myself on a kitchen island and I am wondering about maintenance and the type of wood I […]
January 1, 2020
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Safety Bars Shower/Bath

Q. My parents are in their seventies and I would like to make it easier and safer for them to use their shower and bath. I […]
January 1, 2020
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Discolored Grout between Tiles

Q: We have white tile grout between the ceramic tiles in my bathroom and front hall that have become discoloured over the years with dirt and […]
January 1, 2020
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Eliminating Wood Entrance Door Draft

Q. We are renting a house that has a wood entrance door that is not very tight inside the frame. In the winter a small space […]

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